Transactional Analysis Counselling in Action

4th Edition

Ian Stewart
eISBN-13: 9781446293201

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Selling over 25,000 copies across three editions, this book provides an unrivalled introduction to the core concepts and basic techniques of Transactional Analysis (TA). Ian Stewart guides the reader step-by-step through the successive stages in using TA to create therapeutic change, building understanding of the way the approach works in real-life practice.



Key features of this new edition include:



-a single extended case study running through the book


-'Key ideas' panels to summarize the main ideas in each section


-Detailed discussion of 'closing the escape hatches': TA's distinctive approach to resolving the issues of suicide, self-harm or violence


-Practice Checklists offering suggested questions readers can use to appraise their own work with clients at strategic points in the text


- Space for Reflection sections and Further Reading lists to conclude each chapter.



This bestselling textbook offers trainee and practising psychotherapists and counsellors a concise, hands-on exploration of current concepts and techniques in Transactional Analysis.



Ian Stewart is Co-Director of The Berne Institute, Nottingham. He is the author of Eric Berne (SAGE, 1992) and Developing Transactional Analysis Counselling (SAGE, 1996), and co-author of TA Today (2nd edn, Lifespace, 2012).

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ISBNs 9781446253281, 9781446253281, 9781446253281, 9781446253274, 9781446294826, 1446293203, 9781446293201
Language English
Number of Pages 280
Edition 4th